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to be the supreme commander. he did so because he had observed eisenhower functioning in north africa and other venues and decided that eisenhower was the best political general and best sense of the word that eisenhower had the talent to pull together strong egos and dominating personalities who lead other nations to lead the armed forces of the nation's. the recruiter in chief chose to run the navy. in many ways, he was a terrible human being. he was irrational, and patient, difficult, his leadership policy was to praise his people in private and chew them out in public. his daughter once remarked that his tv career father was the most eager tempered man that she had ever known and he was always mad itself. [laughter] in mid 1942 a number of losses of allied ships at sea was horrifying. much faster than the ships were being launched and roosevelt in this role displays his leadership. he has confidence in him as a fighter but he launched the ships crossing the atlantic protected by the convoy system. he feels that he's dragging his feet and he simply ultimately orders him about the convoy syst
-qaeda group in north africa, it has tried and failed to establish an islamic state in eastern libya. >> shep: any word on possible intelligence failures on this new 9-11 attack? >> a briefing on the hill from members of the senate intelligence committee by david petraeus, c.i.a. would not comment on those discussions, but we know the house intelligence committee members will be briefed early tomorrow morning. the question is whether the u.s. was blind sided, was advance warning missed or was it locked down in a short time. flatly rejecting the idea that the intelligence community was blind side. saying that's going to take some time. >> shep: thank you. u.s. war ship is in place off the libyan coast after this attack. pentagon officials say there is a second destroyer on the way that will be there within days. they tell us it's just a precaution. >> they're prepared to respond to any contingency. that's what the u.s. military does. but again, they have been assigned with a specific. >> shep: the pentagon sent 50 u.s. marines to libya to provide security. rage is exploding across the muslim w
and laid the deteriorating situation in north africa and the middle east at the president's feet. >> only by the confident exercise of american influence are eel and violence overcome -- evil and violence overcome. that's how we keep problems abroad from becoming crisis. that is what keeps the peace. that is what we will have in a romney-ryan administration. >> romney is escalating the economic attack. he opposes the fed's new qe3 stimulus attempt to jump-start growth a third time by what romney says amounts to a short-term sugar high by printing more money. more proof of how bad the obama economy has gotten. >> there will not be a second term. we can't afford him for a second term. >> linking foreign policy to domestic job losses, romney accused the president of being soft on china unfair trade and labor practices and costing ohio hundreds of thousands of jobs. >> this cannot go on. i'll call china a currency manipulator and stop them in their tracks from killing american jobs. >> senior romney foreign policy and political aides say he is not backing away from, nor toning down his critic
others from across the middle east and north africa have offered similar sentiments. this has been a difficult week. for the state department, and for our country. we have seen the heavy assault on our posts in benghazi, that took the lives of those brave men. we have seen rage and violence directed at american embassies over an awful, internet video that we had nothing to do with. it is hard for the american people to make sense of that because it is senseless. and it is totally unacceptable. the people of egypt, libya, yemen, and tunisia did not trade the tyranny of a dictator for the tyranny of a mob. reasonable people and responsible leaders in these countries need to do everything they can to restore security and hold accountable those behind these violent acts. and we will, under the president's leadership, keep taking steps to protect our personnel around the world. there will be more difficult days ahead. but it is important that we don't lose sight of the fundamental fact that america must keep leading the world. we owe it to those four men to continue the long, hard work
rouse. waves from north africa to asia appear to be ebbing, but critics of current u.s. policy say protests are not the problem. they are a symptom. >> if we all decide to rally around the video as the problem, we'll make a serious mistake. >> reporter: israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says it's bigger than diplomacy, about the existence of the united states and israel. >> for them, we are you, and you are us. and we're -- at least on this point, they are right. >> reporter: brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> in afghanistan this morning, another insider attack killed four american soldiers. officials say insurgents disguised in military uniforms attacked as if they were coming to the soldier's aid before opening fire it happened at a nato checkpoint, after a similar insider attack on friday, when 15 insurgents disguised killed two marines. they wounded nine and destroyed six fighter jets at a major u.s. base. >>> it could be back to school for hundreds of thousands of students in chicago. the meeting under way tonight that could send striking teacher backs to the class
attack. islamist militants with ties to al qaeda are a growing concern in north africa. this video shot in july shows one such group destroying ancient shrines in mali. yesterday at a special u.n. meeting, secretary of state hillary clinton warned of a rise of extremism in two regions of north africa-- known as the sahel and maghreb-- explicitly linking al qaeda to the attack on the consulate. >> terrorists are seeking to extend their reach and networks in multiple directions. and they're working with other violent extremists working to undermine the democratic transitions underway in north africa as we tragically saw in benghazi. the united states is stepping up our counterterrorism efforts across the maghreb and sahel, and we're working with the libyan government to find those responsible for the attack on our diplomatic post in benghazi and bring them to justice. >> brown: c.n.n. reported last week that before his death, ambassador stephens had expressed concerns over the rise of islamic extremism in the region in his private diary. for more on this, i'm joined by "new york times" r
. this area, libya, north africa, was considered a hot zone or a hot region. since june of this year there were at least four incidents, either successful or plots, against diplomatic interests or on diplomatic personnel. so it was considered a hot region, active. now, when they say there was no "actionable intelligence," that means that there wasn't something specific enough in the opinion of the intelligence community to do something, to try and mitigate the threat. that's the subject or where the rubber meets the road. was there sufficient intelligence in the region, that it was "hot," and that there were attacks or attempted attacks on diplomatic personnel that more steps should have been taken to protect the americans who were killed in benghazi? that is the question. >>trace: thank you, catherine. and now, intelligence expert, a former c.i.a. convert officer and president of the global intelligence and security firm, mike baker. you heard catherine talking about they did not have "hot," intelligence, the signs were everywhere with attacks in different areas. we know there are a
, americans under attack in the middle-east, chaos spreading across the middle-east and north africa. from libya to egypt to tunisia and sudan. terrible news out of afghanistan, two marines killed on a u.s. british coalition base. several others wyned on camp leatherneck, camp bastion. prince harry is there, but he was not injured. it is unclear whether the afghanistan base attack is connected to the raging violence spreading across the region. earlier, afghan protesters burned a president obama effigy. this comes as protests against the united states rage, including in egypt, where it is now four 4:00 a.m. you are looking live at cairo. parts of the city, anti-american rioters are swarming the streets, spewing hate against the united states. we have no idea what tomorrow brings, as the sun begins to rise in a short time. but this day has been extremely violent, with violent protests across the mideast and north africa, durn turning deadly. in egypt, police clashing with stone-throwing rioters outside the embassy. one person was killed. in sudan, the heaviest violence, protesters storming
. >> even else we talked to in iowa, david sees the unrest in middle east and north africa factoring in the election, his decision and the decision of other businessmen, many of whom look at the world through the prism of stability, trade, the price of oil. and what it all means to business and the health of the u.s. economy. >> i think the world is less safe. i see, i see an awful lot that makes me uncomfortable about the future of the country with the economy. i think we are going to be gearing up, i hope for stronger military. common sense, you know, we're down to earth. we take the issues very seriously. >> iowa farmer has had a family farm here for 35 years. he has one message to whoever is president next year. >> stop regulating us to death. because it's going to hurt us long-term. >> a message he delivered to us when we met him on the farm in june of 2011. >> those of us in the industry have regulated ourselves, because the last thing we want to do is ruin the land that we're, that we survive on. >> and six weeks later. >> when we look at today, the message that we want to sen
the middle east and north africa as "bumps in the road." we have the details on that ahead. and a strike, again, copes, players, fans, blasting the nfl for using replacement referees. it has only been three weeks. did you see what happened over the weekend? we will show you unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b." first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, the start to the u.n. general assembly. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad who is always entertaining marked the gathering of 120 world leaders with new slams on israel, the united states and members of the u.n. security council. it was not entertaining. western nations, including the united states, hit iran with tough penalties on the banking system and oil industry amid concerns that they are trying to develop a nuclear bomb. the israeli prime minister binyamin netanyahu is calling for the united states to draw a line on the sand. iran continues to claim their nuclear program is for peaceful purposes. today, the iran president mahmoud ahmadinejad, blasted the united states and others for supporting israel in the
graduating from university of california at berkeley, i traveled to north africa as a peace corps volunteer. i work as ang enlish teacher in morocco two years and grew to love this part of the world he said after at pointment as u.s. ambassador to libya he remained connected through facebook, joking and wanting to stay in touch. >> only bit of solace in this whole thing sthae was doing what he loved to do and he, i think he died as he was trying to make the world a better place. >> and he says his brother never married but had many girlfriends over the years. in the final weeks of his life he twont a friend's wedding in sweden, went to vienna to enjoy good restaurants and museums before returning to libya to get back to work. >> and the first reports indicated waits in retaliation for a you tube video, a movie trailer that made fun of islam and prophet of mohammed. but officials are saying this is a planned terrorist attack and the video had nothing to do with it. >> there are experts today, one senior fellow, his area includes extremist groups in the east. also spoke with jerry m
and everything is going nicely and up the ructions all along the peninsula. >>> a cut its north africa and which is calling for more demonstrations and attacks on american diplomats to protect his interest is on video. in afghanistan at least four people are dead after an attack by a female suicide bomber in cobble to the police say the bomber had traversed all sedan into a minibus caring for the aviation workers. eight of the victims were from south africa. a spokesman for another tour group claimed responsibility. sitting as a response to the same video. that means that until further notice most u.s. soldiers will not interact with the afghan counterparts. the decision comes after recent violence involving afghan soldiers turning some coalition soldiers attacking them. the 21 coalition soldiers have been killed in such taxes here. the video shows the effort to save you up as ambassador to libya. the president of the city shot the video would face of competition as a group of libyan strike to press you chris stevens after finding him go live inside the consulate. eventually they drove into a ho
. >>> this morning al qaeda's branch in north africa is praising the killing of chris stevens and is calling for more diplomats. they lit candles and notes of condolences to stevens family. most who didn't know about his death were with affected by his sacrifice. >> it struck me in a way that i am so feeling. >> i didn't know a lot about him i am hoping to learn more about him. >> a long time friend teacher and leader who brought out the best in people. >> time now 4:36, let's check out sal. >> we are off to a nice start, it is a nice looking drive with no major problems and actually the whole thing looks good if you are drive together mcarthur maze. also the morning commute looks good if you are driving into san francisco and right now the traffic look good all the way into the city. and if you are driving north to san jose, that traffic does look good >> >> some people inland are saying steve where is the warmer weather and the coast, it looks like you are locked in with that fog. if santa cruz does not break 70, it tells you nobody else is. that temperature will continue to drop. i still can't fin
, it is a position we have seen in the past. that has been a strategy. the long bear this goes on in north africa and across the the longer you have the worseoing on, is for barack obama. if all that comes down quickly, romney, it will be a problem for him. >> thank you for your insight. could soon be automated once again. new school and changes on the way. [ male announcer ] this is america's manufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's. under obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american worrs. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. hey, bro. or engaging. conversations help us learn and grow. at wells fargo, we believe you can never underestimate the power of a a conversatio. it's this exchange of ideas that helps you move ahead with confidence. so when the conversation turn
in at least 17 nations from north africa across the middle east to indonesia. all the demonstrators voicing outrage against that film made in the united states that ridicules the prophet mohammed. nbc's jim maceda is in that country. we hope to have him join us later. joining me now, andrea mitchell, most of "andrea mitchell reports," andrea i'll start off with you. the ceremony you were talking about when bodies were returned after the attacks on the embassy in 1998 you were there. this is something that many people in my generation never witnessed and never seen in our lifetimes. an ambassador his remains and those of his colleagues brought back in this country. >> it is the saddest moment that could be had for a secretary of state, for a president. we've become enneuroed to the military losses. this is a ceremony for four individuals serving the united states in a diplomatic role. two of them servicemen and two of them a foreign service officer. when i think back at hillary clinton i'm sure this is a moment where she will be reflecting back to the embassy bombings and her role then as fi
on, continuing in north africa, the anti-american sentiment and if that is setting off concerns about our stability? >> those are the types of things that circulate among traders here on the floor of the exchange. we've seen oil higher. you see the dollar dropping, the vix, the fear index is up again. yesterday when the markets were taking off the vix dropped significantly. so the fear index is up significantly again. we have lost the gains significantly from the high of at 13,653. look at telecom companies and at&t and verizon. both were downgraded at stifel nicolaus. cut to a hold from a buy. weaker margins because they have to subsidize the iphone 5. while apple is hitting new highs at almost $700 you're seeing telecom stocks coming under pressure. how about another dow component here, that is 3m. it was a buy at bank of america and peril lynch. that is good us in. when you get a buy rating. just talking about the a die verdictfied company. they make everything from post it notes to optical business. they are range-bound but have a new price target here at 113. so at $93 and change
's something the libyan government has said. we've been talking about the rise of al qaeda in north africa. that's really the entire of north africa. we went to mali in july to report on militants that have taken over the northern part of the country. from your point of view, do you think we should regret what we did in libya? the intervention that's caused so many weapons to go missing, to go all around north africa, al qaeda, to rise in such a broad region? >> the one mistake we made. those of us were voices of this from very early on, was not securing the weapons systems that were there. we knew they had anti-aircraft weapons, they had a whole catch spread across the country. dictators aren't worried about external threats, they're worried about internal threats. once it happened and there was a period of chaos, this became an arms bizarre. it's not unusual to understand you had al qaeda, you had other groups, aquim, which is affiliated with al qaeda. you have generations of contraband and weapons sales and all of those things coming in saying, we're going to get ourselves some weapons.
the democratic transitions underway in north africa as we tragically saw in benghazi. >> this is the same group we told you about last friday. the evidence points to a joint operation between the al qaeda affiliate in north africa and an sar al sharia both want to establish islamic state in ort africa. >> shepard: republicans are piling on now. >> they are. within the last hour senators mccain and graham releasing this statement attacking what they describe as the president's lack of candor on the benghazi attack. quote: we recognize that al qaeda involvement in a terrorist attack that killed four americans in libya is an inconvenient truth for a president who claims to be destroying al qaeda. but it is not too much to ask why the president and his administration have taken so long to state what has appeared obvious for a long time about what really happened in benghazi on september 11th 2012. this is now the fourth statement or letter in the last 24 hours from republics on the hill the administration's initial claim this was spun out of control -- >> syrian rebel fighters are taking credit no
with other violent extremists to undermined the democratic transitions underway in north africa as we tragically saw in benghazi. that is the first time secretary clinton acknowledged al qaeda as possibly playing a role in that attack. we'll have more on that coming up. a group of senators are now demanding that susan rice, america's ambassador to the u.n., provide more answers what happened in benghazi. new hampshire senator, kelly ayotte one of those four senators who sent a scathing letter to ambassador susan rice, she will be here to tell us first-hand what that is all about. bill: meantime the violence in syria getting worse by the day. a pair of massive explosions rocking the capital city of damascus. just watch here. that looks like surveillance video there. state television saying that rebel fighters attacked a militariry compound. one of a series of increasingly bold attacks in their efforts to out of president assad. the car bombs shown here shattering windows. they could be heard from miles around. a three-hour gunfight followed. four syrian guards and an iranian tv reporte
career in the middle east and north africa. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton remembered him today. >> he risked his life to stop a tyrant and gave his life trying to help build a better libya. the world needs more chris stevenses. the attack came at night. 10:00 p.m. city of benghazi. militants stormed the u.s. consulate and overwhelmed security guards. inside, chris stevens and several other americans trapped, pinned down by intense smoke and gunfire. the attack rages on for five hours. chris stevens dies from asphyxiation along with sean smith. two other americans are kill elsewhere. >> there is no justification for this. none. >> reporter: city cross the middle east are tense. some exploding in violent pro testifies like cairo where a mop breached the grounds of the u.s. embassy last night. some protesters are still there, one telling abc's lama hasan that he wants blood. why? what inflamed the mad passionate mobs and protesters in the streets? a movie. an incredibly amateurish crude and nasty movie made in the united states and released on youtube. innocence of musli
] >> demonstrations are taking place in nearly a dozen countries in the middle east and north africa. in chiro, protests entered a fourth straight day. at arrest four people are dead after protesters clashed with the american embassy in yemen. the heaviest violence was in sudan. and tunisia's news agency says two people have died, 29 others are injured outside of the embassy. in the meantime, david petraeus, the cia -- >> we'll have a chance to talk to him informally. >> that is dianne feinstein. leon panetta is also on capitol hill. the white house says there's no evidence so far suggesting the deadly attacks by libyan protesters was me pred tate -- premeditated. >>> turning to the bay area. there was drama overnight when a shooting came to an end. claudine wong has more. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. yes, school is in session here at fair oaks elementary school. official officials have put up tape marking where this clays came to an end. this morning, the principal got to school and the press and knew something it happened -- had happened. he quickly learned the damage to the front of
many, many jews from morocco, in particular, iraqi jews, iranian, syrian, indian jews, jews from north africa who may or may not be of spanish decent. our melodies are a blend of predominantly moroccan melodies because we have such a large and vibrant moroccan jewish community, but also what is called yerushalmi. yerushalmi is a style of music which is really based on the arabic styles of music and is primarily the style of prayer of the syrian jews. the shofar on rosh hashanah is supposed to signify our crying out to god, a crying that can't be arctticulated in words. something that's coming from the heart. we have our torah in a hard case. the middle eastern jews had this practice of putting their torahs into a hard case. on the new year on rosh hashanah, we are reading about abraham being faced with the challenge the test of having to hypothetically sacrifice his son, isaac, and in the context of the high holidays what it makes us think about obviously is willingness to dedicate ourselves to a higher purpose. when the jews committed the sin of worshipping the golden calf in the book
, alan wang, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. >>> anti-american tension is rach cheting up in north africa where an american diplomat has been killed in libia and mobs stormed the embassy in cairo. both are linked to a video made by an israeli american. hard line easy law mist call it anti-muslim. it was up loaded by the pastor who sparked outrage when he burned the koran. protesters reached the embassy wall and destroyed an embassy flag. he was shot to death on the u.s. consulate in libia. >>> on this anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a stark reminder of what was once there. two blue beams of light represent the twin towers. ceremonies in new york were kept purposefully low key. only family members spoke. president obama and first lady michelle paid visits to arlington national cemetery and the pentagon. >>> in the south bay, a multi multi-phase picnic took place in front of the government center. >> the gathering started with several people including a four-year-old muslim girl saying prayers promoting peace and sharing their thoughts 11 years after 9/11. >> slowly people are ge
-american protests from north africa to asia appear to be ebbing, but critics of current u.s. policy say the protests are not the problem, they're a symptom. >> if we all decide to rally around the video as the problem, we are going to make a serious mistake. >> reporter: israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says this is bigger than diplomacy, it's about the existence of the united states and israel. >> for them, we are you, and you are us. and at least on this point, they're right. >> reporter: brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> attacks in afghanistan over the weekend claimed the lives of both civilians and american soldiers. eight nato troops including six americans died in assaults by taliban insurgents or afghan government forces. one attack may have been directed at the location where england's prince harry is based. >>> and the nato coalition has apologized for an air strike that killed eight afghan women. they were gathering firewood in the same general area as 45 insurgents who had been targeted. >>> lawyers for england's duke and duchess of cambridge will appear in a paris court tod
, north africa and southeast asia. rioters attacked the american embassy in geneva and threw tear gas to keep protesters out of the building. protesters were the streets of beirut. they called on the hezbollah leader who made a rare appearance. >>> the presidential campaign is in full swing this noontime. president barack obama is in cincinnati ohio where he announced the white house is aggressively going after unfair trade practices by china. president barack obama is demanding china's government stop subsidizing that which costs jobs. >> these are subsidies that directly harm working men and women on the assembly line in ohio and across the midwest. it is not right, it is against the rules and we will not let it stand. >> reporter: the obama administration plans to ask the world trade organization to take action against china for subsidies. >>> and mitt romney fired back against the president's statements today and mitt romney issued a statement accusing mr. obama for ignoring china for too long. he called it too little too late for middle-class families and mitt romney promised he
starting next week. >>> al qaeda's branch in north africa is calling for more attacks on u.s. diplomats and protests against the anti-muslim video that insults the profit muhammad. they told lawrence o'donnell they are not spontaneous protests. >> it becomes clear about the response, this is a manufactured response. i feel that one of the things that started in the case of this and has grown since then is this, what i call an outrage industry. there are people in the islamic world whose job it is to find flash points and then use them to launch a larger, if you like, attack against american values and american personnel. >> don't miss the lawrence o'donnell show. it has the last word on the biggest issues and most compelling stories of the day. it airs at 10:00 p.m. eastern only on msnbc, the place for politics. >>> all right, here is your "first look" at news going on around america today. to new york, this dramatic attack inside a laundromat. the victim was punched and beaten with a large stick as two men and two women rob the place. one of the men can be seen with a cash register. po
east and north africa. many photos and letters have already been posted on that web site and ktvu will have more including an interview with steven's brother tonight on the 10:00 news. >>> it was a very happy reunion today for a music student and his stolen instrument in san francisco. >> say hello to my little friend. >> oh my god. >> we had the only news crew on the scene this morning when san francisco police returned adam young's cello. it was taken from his san francisco of music sunday. last night around midnight following news reports someone the opera house and the security office brought it inside. staff member then called police after seeing the story on ktvu's morning news. >> i'm so thankful to the community, whoever helped me find this. i -- i just am speechless. >> investigators are searching for the $10,000 instrument seen here in the surveillance tape from the conservatory. >>> our exclusive k tvu found proposition 30 does have a lead. 51% of voters saying they will vote yes but that's down from 54% back in july. have been increased from 8 to 13%. prop 30 was tempo
a heavy blow, and we will continue to fight this in yemen, in somalia, in north africa, wherever they go, to make sure they have noplace to hide. >> reporter: leon panetta says al-qaida has been decimated. osama bin laden was killed in a raid by navy seals, and monday the terror group confirmed its second in command was killed by a drone strike in june. >> they're probably not capable of a mass strike in the u.s. but it doesn't mean they aren't capable of lower threshold lower casualty attacks that are frankly more difficult for us to prevent. >> reporter: as for continuing health threats the government announced some 50 types of cancers will be added to the list of illnesses covered by the fund set up to help 9/11 survivors and first responders. >>> d.c. council member mary shea toured fair houses in our area and thanked first responders. >>> impossible not to mark this day without talking about the weather because that day is etched in our minds, and i think everybody can remember how it felt that day walking outside, knowing that history had changed and feeling that crisp september br
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